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Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
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The frigid winds seemed to be pushing Sacred Heart forward in a stunning comeback against the Scots on March 15. That night, the Carlmont JV boys lacrosse team hoped to turn their losing streak around in a game against their new opponent, only for it to end in an upset, with the Irish prevailing 11-6. The...

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
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It was a close game for the Scots badminton team against Aragon on March 14, but they were able to finish with a win. Carlmont won 8 out of the 15 matches, defeating Aragon by just one match. A challenging face-off was predicted by head coach Nathan Liang. “It was going to be a hard match and ...

The Scots take a victory against the Mustangs

The Scots take a victory against the Mustangs

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots swept Capuchino High School with a solid wipe out on Carlmont's court. On March 15, the boys volleyball team beat the Mustangs in all three sets of the game. The Scots played hard, passing the ball and utilizing new players on the team. During the game, new players on the team were able ...

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
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Carlmont varsity softball continued their perfect season on March 14 against Homestead High School.   The victory was led by a strong pitching performance by Mailey McLemore, a junior. A few hits late in the game and errors committed by the Homestead defense put runs on the board that McLemore an...

Boys varsity lacrosse dominates Gunn

Boys varsity lacrosse dominates Gunn

Nathan Durrans, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
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The varsity lacrosse team took a commanding 14-3 victory over Gunn High School in their second win of the pre-season. The Scots started the game with a faceoff win. Coach Todd Irwin said, “We won today because we had a great faceoff game.” This would continue throughout the game as the Scots...

Girls varsity softball have big shoes to fill

Girls varsity softball have big shoes to fill

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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On April 12, 2016, former varsity softball head coach, Jim Liggett made history when he won his 1000th career high school softball game. Liggett, who had coached at Carlmont High School for 41 years, led the Scots to 28 league championships and had 40 of his players receive scholarships to play in c...

Varsity badminton starts off season smashing

Varsity badminton starts off season smashing

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
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Armed with a racket and a single birdie, players face off in the first meet of the season. The only thing separating the rivals is the net placed between them. On March 7, Carlmont badminton won 14 out of the total 15 games played against Sequoia High School. This is the same result they achieved t...

Carlmont softball defeats Mountain View

Carlmont softball defeats Mountain View

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
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There might be a new coach this season, but the Lady Scots are back with a championship in mind. On March 7, Carlmont varsity softball shut out Mountain View High School 8-0, maintaining their undefeated record. With strong leadership from first-year coach Marco Giuliacci, the Lady Scots have been a h...

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Luke Adams, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
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On March 6, the Carlmont boys tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Menlo-Atherton. However, the score did not tell the whole story. In a singles match, Thomas Reznik, a junior, defeated his opponent before the match could be completed because the Menlo-Atherton player withdrew because he was not feeling well. Thi...

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Avery Adams
March 4, 2017
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Everything was left on the field: blood, sweat, and tears.  After a long, hard-fought journey, boys varsity soccer’s season came to an end after falling to the St. Ignatius Wildcats on March 3 during their CCS championship game. "It was an incredible experience to play on such a beautiful field with my teamma...

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity lacrosse team suffered a 12-4 loss against the Mountain View Spartans in their second pre-season game on March 3. The Spartans were playing at a higher intensity as they managed to score goal after goal on the Scots, although the latter had managed to gain multiple points within the...

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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He did it again. On March 1, the Scots took down Monterey High School winning in penalty kicks for the second straight game, and for the second straight game, keeper Peyton Young made back-to-back saves for the win. The game started off great as Dro Avetian, a senior, scored in the 17th minute ...

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